Are There Late Applications For The Funza Lushaka Bursary?
Applications for the Funza Lushaka Bursary programme are now closed. If you haven't applied, you might be wondering whether there are late applications for the bursary. Keep reading to find out.
The Funza Lushaka Bursary applications closed on 3 March. Now, do they have late applications?
Unfortunately, they do not.
The Department of Basic Education made the following clear:
late applications for a bursary will not be considered.
The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession. The Funza Lushaka bursary programme is designed to boost recruitment into teaching, especially in priority subject areas.
This funding will be provided for the following programmes of study:
- Bachelor of Education (BEd)
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
This bursary is awarded for one academic year at a time and if you can show proof of academic success the bursary may be renewed each year until the recipient of the bursary has qualified as a teacher.
The Funza Lushaka bursary covers the following expenses:
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation including meals
- Books and learning materials
- A possible small allowance for monthly living expenses
Recipients of these bursaries will be required to teach at a public school for the same number of years that they received the bursary.
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